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Weir Valves and Controls USA Wins Exelon HCVS Project  MORE

Metso Opens Technology Center in South Korea  MORE

Colfax Names Fluid Handling’s Terry Ross VP, Investor Relations  MORE

Rotork Named One of Britain’s Most Admired Companies  MORE

Cameron Awarded Multi-Year Contract for Hebron Development  MORE


Emergency Repair in Pipelines

The days of unscheduled outages for replacing valves that fail to seal in pipeline systems have given way to new designs, new materials and valves that can be repaired or replaced inline. Fall’s Maintenance & Repair column addresses what’s now available, what must be done to safely use some of the new technologies and what can be done in cases where extreme repair is needed. MORE

Forgings: High Quality with a Cost

In the second of this two-part series, we explain the differences between the casting and forging processes, address the specifics of why forging works better for some valve applications and discuss why forging usually means higher upfront costs. We also cover what materials are better in forging and list applicable standards. MORE


Majority Supports Expansion of Natural Gas Infrastructure  MORE

Falling Energy Prices Challenge Profitability of U.S. Petrochemicals  MORE

Shale Boom Creating Nearly One Million Manufacturing Jobs  MORE

Lower Oil Prices Boosting U.S. Chemical Industry  MORE

Offshore Fracking on the Rise Off the Gulf  MORE


The Rationale Behind Valve Characteristics

Selecting the optimum inherent valve characteristics is essential to achieving system linearity. Recognizing the choices possible with today's digital capabilities, this article explains how to select the optimum inherent valve characteristic and where the early teachings on this issue derived. MORE

Veterans: An Untapped Source for Manufacturers

With manufacturing facing a shortage of skilled workers, a non-profit group called Workshops for Warriors is aiming to help fill the gap while giving veterans the training and confidence they need to succeed in civilian life. Programs in machining, welding and equipment maintenance and repair prepare graduates for fulfilling careers by teaching old school manufacturing expertise combined with modern technological tools. MORE


National Activity Index Shows Accelerated Growth in Nov.  MORE

Markit: U.S. Manufacturing Growth at 11-Month Low  MORE

ASQ: Manufacturers Upbeat About 2015 Revenue Growth  MORE

Law Signed to Create National Manufacturing Strategy  MORE

Small Business Optimism Highest in Nearly Eight Years  MORE


New Program for Emerging Leaders

The Valve Manufacturers Association, in collaboration with the Sam Deep Leadership Academy, is offering a comprehensive leadership development program for organizations in the industrial valve and actuator industry as well as suppliers to the industry, valve repair facilities and distributors. The course takes place over 11 months, from March 2015 through January 2016, with periodic meetings in Pittsburgh. MORE


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